Jackie Robinson's impact on his own generation and those to come was profound and persistent, lasting after his retirement in 1956 and his death in 1972.

The Death of Jackie Robinson

Cover, New York Daily News, October, 1972

Jakie Robinson's Hall of Fame Plaque

Plaque Unveiled by Rachel Robinson

Branch Rickey's Hall of Fame Plaque

-The Impact-

Rachel Robinson

Rachel Robinson

Larry Doby

Larry Doby, Hall of Fame Cleveland Indians outfielder and firstblack American Leaguer, 1940s and 1950s

Bob Veale

Bob Veale, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, 1960s

Tommy Hawkins

Tommy Hawkins, professional basketball player and Los Angeles Dodgers executive

Tommy Harper

Tommy Harper, major league outfielder, 1960s and 1970s, and major league coach

Felipe Alou

Felipe Alou, outfielder with San Francisco Giants and other major league...

Robinson as Pioneer

Don Newcombe, Dodger pitcher

Robinson as Role Model

Tommy Hawkins, professional basketball player and Los Angeles Dodgers executive

-Looking Back-

Rachel Robinson

Rachel Robinson

Daily Hampshire Gazette

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